Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Holboellia latifolia  Wallich. Tent

Family: Lardizabalaceae Genus: Holboellia Species: Holboellia latifolia  Wallich. Tent






Synonym Holboellia acuminata , Stauntonia latifolia Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Gomphal, Gukhnial, Sausage vine Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Sausage vine Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 1200-2500 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruit usually of one carpel, long pear-shaped, oblong-ovate, red when ripe, about 5-10 x 2-6 cm across, seeds many, obovoid, slightly compressed, curved, enclosed in yellow pulp, blackish or dark brown
Habitat Occurs in subtropical to temperate broad leafed forests of Himalayas Bark Type Rugged
Distribution India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China and Myanmar Bark Details Bark corky, at the base of the stem when mature, branches and twigs glabrous, twining near the shoots. Exstipulate
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Deciduous climbing or twining shrubs, about 3-5 m long, monoecious Leaf Details Leaves imparipinnately compound, digitately 3-9 foliate, petiole about 4-8 cm long, leaflets variable in shape, ovate-lanceolate, ovate-oblong or ovate-elliptic about 4-13 x 1-5 cm across, base acute or obtuse, margins entire, slightly revolute, apex acuminate, leathery, coriaceous, glabrous, shining above

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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